As we know, today in an unprecedented event , a judge of the United States issued a warrant directed to Apple demanding that he remove the delete function of an iPhone 5c, or create a tool to access data phone, same that belonged to one of the terrorists responsible for the bombing of San Bernardino, California. A few hours later , Apple issued a letter signed by Tim Cook where simply opposed to this order, this to be an "unprecedented move that threatens the security of our customers."
The issue remains on the table and still no response from the government of the United States, but a few moments ago, Sundar Pichai , CEO of Google and other major leaders in the technology sector, has raised his voice , not by through a letter as in the case of Apple, but through Twitter, supporting Tim Cook's decision not to cooperate with the FBI.
"A public debate is needed"
The leader Google took only 12 hours to enter the debate, a debate which of course affects you severely to be responsible for the most used operating system in the world, Android. Even many voices pointed to Pichai questioned his silence , which implied that Google had taken sides. Edward Snowden was one of the critics: